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Dishing Out Recpies

October 24, 2019

Artichoke, Shiitake Mushroom and Tomatoes Sauteed with Chicken or Fresh Fish

This is a delicious dish that we love to serve to our team-building events and cooking classes!  Can be served over sautéed chicken or fish! What […]
October 11, 2019

Creamy Chicken Curry

This entree is great for cooler temps! What You’ll Need: 5 boneless chicken breast (cut into pieces) 3 teaspoons curry powder ½ cup flour Salt and […]

What's New at lajollacooks4u

November 12, 2019

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Mackay CEO Forums

We had an international group join us in our kitchen last week, as we hosted Mackay CEO Forums!  The Canada-based CEO development program brought 11 of […]
November 4, 2019

Lajollacooks4u Explores Japanese Food Scene

Last month, Chef Jodi traveled to Japan to learn more about Japanese cuisine and immerse herself in Japanese culture. Her first stop was Tokyo, where she […]

Kitchen Tips

November 7, 2019

Getting your Kitchen Holiday Ready with Seven Easy Steps

The holiday season is underway, with Thanksgiving, Christmas and Hanukkah right around the corner. It’s no wonder that we use our kitchen more during the next […]
November 3, 2019

Everything Fall

Now that the weather has turned and it’s getting a little cooler, we are all about roasting vegetables this time of year!  Pumpkin and all kinds […]

Our Team Events

August 28, 2019

Three Reasons Why You Need to Book a Private Cooking Party This Fall

This summer, we announced we will offer Private Cooking Parties to our guests, and already we’ve seen a spike in bookings as the fall season arrives.  […]
August 14, 2019

Overcoming the Summer Slump at Work

It’s August, and we’re officially in the “dog days of summer.” But even though the temperatures are rising, it doesn’t necessarily mean our productivity levels are, […]
January 29, 2018

Garlic Truffle Pomme Frites

These gourmet fries are just to die for — and are a guaranteed crowd-pleaser for any event! What You’ll Need: 3 pounds russet potatoes, peeled and […]
July 2, 2016

Marinade and Rub for Brisket or Chuck Roast

Marinade and Rub for Brisket or Chuck Roast Chef Jodi usually prefers chuck roast over brisket for these recipes. Chuck roast has more fat and it literally […]
January 29, 2016

Fig and Olive in a Balsamic Reduction with Labneh Cheese

This dish is true to our gourmet status, but is so, so simple to make! Share this at your next family reunion or neighborhood gathering- the […]
November 4, 2015

Bourbon and Chocolate Pecan Pie

Bourbon and Chocolate Pecan Pie November is finally here and it’s time to break out the pies! This magnificent pecan pie is just the treat to provide […]
November 4, 2015

Lemon-Herb Turkey with Lemon-Garlic Gravy

Everyone is obligated to provide turkey at Thanksgiving, it’s tradition! But why not make it the holiday tradition that counts?! With this scrumptious lemony-herb smothered turkey, you’ll never […]
August 5, 2015

What’s New: Busy Bees Buzzing in the Kitchen

Busy Bees Buzzing in the Kitchen This has been a very busy month here at Lajollacooks4u. Not only did we welcome two very large groups into the […]
July 1, 2015

Kitchen Tips: Kick Back & Grill-ax

It’s Time to Kick Back & Grill-ax Independence Day is upon us…and there is nothing that Americans love more than breaking out the grill and barbecuing everything! […]
July 1, 2015

Fresh Fruit Tart

There’s nothing quite like fresh fruit in the spring and summer time! Everything is ripe and seasonal and oh so sweet.  What You’ll Need: For Crust: […]